Book Review: Barbecue and a Murder

Beauty queen Pamela North had it all. Beauty, brains, talent, and people who knew her said she was on her way to becoming the next Miss America. But someone isn’t impressed with her beauty or talent and her pageant career is cut short. When Rainey discovers Pamela’s body, she’s on the case of another murder. Things are heating up between Rainey and Detective Cade Starkey … Continue reading Book Review: Barbecue and a Murder

Mint Condition Murder

A new book in the Antiques & Collectibles mystery series by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Ellery Adams and Parker Riggs! In the world of antiques and collectibles, it helps to have a sharp eye for quality, a good ear for gossip, and a nose for murder. When the female antiques dealer she was meant to interview turns up dead, Collector’s Weekly reporter Molly Appleby can’t … Continue reading Mint Condition Murder

The Ultimate Outdoor Cookbook:

All-Day Meals and Drinks for Backyard Entertaining and Elevated Camping Fare Get outside, cook, and make the outdoors your kitchen! In The Ultimate Outdoor Cookbook, you will learn how to cook every meal of the day outside, from breakfast to dessert with drinks in between, using live fire, grills, foil packs, cast iron pans, dutch ovens, planchas, and some with a smoker. Whether you are cooking in your backyard, at a local park, or … Continue reading The Ultimate Outdoor Cookbook:

The Secret History of Home Economics

How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live The surprising, often fiercely feminist, always fascinating, yet barely known, history of home economics. The term “home economics” may conjure traumatic memories of lopsided hand-sewn pillows or sunken muffins. But common conception obscures the story of the revolutionary science of better living. The field exploded opportunities for women in the twentieth … Continue reading The Secret History of Home Economics


Escape routine, find fun, and live a more fulfilling life  A welcome antidote to “doom scrolling”, video meetings, and binge watching, EVERY DAY IS A FIELD TRIP incites us to break out of sedentary routines and get back in touch with the restorative power of play and exploration. Written with infectious good humor and vitality, Jay Hummer’s “I’ve done it, here’s how you can too!” … Continue reading EVERY DAY IS A FIELD TRIP:

Book Review: Wildflowers

Liniers’ Wildflowers feels like an older sister to [Maurice] Sendak’s work, maybe taking place on the next island over from Max’s wild rumpus.”―The New York Times Book Review A celebration of the magical bonds that unite children! When her two big sisters embark on an adventure to explore a mysterious island, the youngest one doesn’t want to be left behind. What shines through from this funny story’s … Continue reading Book Review: Wildflowers

Fkirting with Forever

  Graciella, Book 3 Contemporary Romance, Small Town Romance Release Date: May 11, 2021 Publisher: Totally Bound Publishing What would you give up to make forever come true? Adam Brockman has been working the land and the horses in Graciella since he can remember, and the new Brockman Farms business ventures are all blossoming. Adam’s always believed in the farm, in family, and he’s convinced … Continue reading Fkirting with Forever


   This is where the mystery begins – a mystery that will soon turn into a magical journey, a quest to unlock the secrets kept hidden by an ancient book bearing the title “Shadows from the Past“… By Wendy Leighton-Porter Title: THE SHADOW OF ATLANTISAuthor: Wendy Leighton-PorterPublisher: Silver Quill PublishingPages: 128Genre: Middle Grade Literature / Time Travel / Adventure BOOK BLURB: James and Isabel Lancelot … Continue reading THE SHADOW OF ATLANTIS Blog Tour

The Reunion : Murder Mystery

  Murder Mystery Date Published: 2017 Chris Singer, former homecoming queen, stumbles in the dark in front of the high school where her reunion is taking place. She is brutally murdered. A fire breaks out in the gym and the ensuing chaos leads to the discovery of Chris’ bloodied body. Since David Wilson, her boyfriend from high school, is one of the last people to … Continue reading The Reunion : Murder Mystery